WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Report – 57 Data As Reported By National Authorities By 10 AM CET 17 March 2020


8 new countries/territories/areas (African Region [3],Eastern MediterraneanRegion [1], Region of the Americas [3], and Western Pacific Region [1]) in have reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. As the on-going COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, WHO is committed to working together with the travel, transport and tourism sectors on emergency preparedness and response. OpenWHO is an interactive, web-based, knowledge-transfer platform offering free online courses to improve the response to health emergencies. COVID-19 resources are available in the official WHO languages and in additional national languages . The OpenWHO team is continuing to work with WHOCountry Offices, public health institutes and educational entities who have offered voluntary translation support to help localize the response efforts. Resources in the pipeline include courses in Hindi and Macedonian. For more information, please see the Preparedness and Response section of the Situation Report.


total (new) cases in last 24 hours Globally 179 111 confirmed (11 525) 7426 deaths (475) Western Pacific Region 91 779 confirmed (289) 3357 deaths (23) European Region 64 188 confirmed (8506) 3108 deaths (428) South-East Asia 508 confirmed (124) 9 deaths (2) Eastern Mediterranean Region 16 786 confirmed (330) 873 deaths (3) Regions of the Americas 4910 confirmed (2234) 68 deaths (18) African Region 228 confirmed (42) 4 deaths (1)


Global Level Very High

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